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Is this why govt needs money from RBI?
Money permits patronage. Money means power. No wonder details of the crores locked up in NPAs and never repaid...
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's new home has an Indian connection
The cottage had been a royal gift to Abdul Karim by Queen Victoria, then Empress of India, in recognition of his...
Why Jahangir banned animal slaughter
A fascinating glimpse of the Mughal emperor, courtesy Parvati Sharma's new book Jahangir: An Intimate Portrait Of A...
A French Tiger in India
'Whether I die in Calcutta or in Paris, on a Wednesday or a Saturday, it does not matter, but you would not want me...
What the Ramayana, Mahabharata tell us
'We often assume that Ayodhya is Ram's property and Hastinapur is Yudhishthira's property when, in fact, it is their...
How the Mughals changed India
'It was the Mughals who first established standard units of measurement and maintained offices of meticulous record...
The politics behind Ajay Singh Bisht's name changes
Changing the names of Uttar Pradesh cities has accelerated into a movement ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha election,...
'Will no one rid me of this meddlesome hack?'
'The whispers and the murmurs had reached even the king's private quarters.' 'Of a royal surgeon wielding a chain-saw...
In the name of Rama
'Politicians have long appropriated the hero turned god as their totem, but never before with the ferocious intensity...
How Jamsetji Tata created the Indian Institute of Science
The Indian Institute of Science topped the HRD ministry's 2017 national rankings. In 2016, the IISc was ranked among...
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